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of the toughest gun control laws in the country. governor andrew cuomo signed legislation that strengthened the ban on assault weapons and aims to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. >> background checks on all private sales -- smart, because the old system made no sense. if you want to a gun dealer to buy a gun, then you had to go through a background check. if you could not pass a check, u bought the gun privately. seven bullets in a gun? high-capacity magazines give you the capacity to kill a large number of human beings in a very short time is nonsensical to a civil society. >> meanwhile, u.s. president barack obama is expected to approve a proposal banning sale of assault weapons. it's been just a month since 26 children were -- 20 children were gunned down in a classroom. president obama is likely to suggest expanding background checks for all gun sales and pushing forward and assault weapons ban and limiting the number bullets that can be in a clip. no one is talking about doing anything other than registering the assault weapons that are already in existence in this coun
it is to enforce. andrew cuomo signed the toughest law in the nation dealing with guns. shooters at virginia tech and aurora, colorado had receive mental health counseling. under new law, they would have to report that information to a mental health director. that person would have to go to the state criminal justice establishment, which could then go after the fire arms. critics say this nullifies the doctor-patient relationship. we have a board certified psychiatrist here. what do you think about this law? >> nothing new here. in just but every state of the union, ia patient tells you that they want to kilsomeone or themselves, not only do you have the right to go and more the person or tell authorities, or commit the person, as i have done, in some states, like massachusetts, where i have practiced, you have an affirmative obligation. this is another executive order that is quite nice but does not change anything. that is the way that it has always been. those on the right who are talking about a new norm about the doctor-patient relationship, it is not. that is the way it has always been. >>
sense, but we will see how easy it is to enforce. andrew cuomo signed the toughest law in the nation dealing with guns. the purpose was to keep the guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. the shooters at virginia tech and colorado have both received little help counseling. under the new law, the top professionals believe it is unethical to use it and illegally have to be reported to limit of director and that person in turn has to go to the state criminal justice establishment which could then go after the fire arms. critics say this all 5 the doctor-patient relationship, at least in the mental-health field. we have a board to a defense psychiatrist. what do you think of this law? >> there is nothing new here. in just about everything to you and, if a patient tells you that they want to kill someone or themselves, you not only have the right to go and won the person or tell the authorities, or commit the person, as i have done, in some states, like massachusetts, where i practice, you have an affirmative obligation. this is another executive order that has been put into motion, it
andrew cuomo in his state of the state address proposed several new gun-related reforms that he intends to pursue, including a ban on high capacity magazines. >> we are proposing today common sense measures. and i say to you forget the extremists. it's simple. no one hunts with an assault rifle. no one needs ten bullets to kill a deer. and too many innocent people have died already. end the madness now. pass safe, reasonable gun control in the state of new york. make this state safer. save lives, set them an example for the rest of the nation. let them look at new york and say this is what you can do, and this is what you should do. this is new york, a progressive capital. you show them how we lead. >> you show them how we lead. new york's governor taking on the most supposedly intractable issue of our time, calling on new york state lawmakers to take that issue on themselves. forget the extremists, he says. now governor cuomo yesterday got a huge boost from prosecutors throughout new york state. and we think of new york state as being dominated by new york city. but new york state is a
to bear arms. democratic new york governor andrew cuomo signing a sweeping set of new gun regulations. they include banning the state's ban on bullets. we are hours away from president obama announcing his plans to curb gun violence. growing concern he may use executive orders to restrict access. peter doocy live on what's happening today. >> democratic aids are telling us later ob today when president obama speaks to the nation about gun control he will ask congress to make universal background checks the law of the land for any one in any state who wants to buy a gun. he also wants a renewal of assault weapons ban and ammunition magazines that carry more than 10 rounds. >> this is something you have to address as a nation not something you can do alone through executive action not something you can do with even a series of laws that congress might pass. this is a problem that touches on a variety of areas of american land and it needs to be approached broadly. >> the president says this week there are certain changes he can make to the laws that govern guns and ammo with executive
of new jersey and andrew cuomo of new york, along with senators and house members from those states, blasted house speaker john boehner today for putting off a vote on aid for victims of superstorm sandy. we have three reports on all this tonight. first, elaine quijano on the storms of protest over sandy aid that got action. elaine? >> reporter: good evening to you, anthony. well, here at the state house in new jersey, republican governor chris christie said the people of his state are being used as political pawns just two months after sandy hit. >> 66 days and counting. shame on you. shame on congress. >> reporter: superstorm sandy caused over $36 billion in damage in new jersey. governor christie says he was assured by congressional leaders that the aid package would be put to a vote, but house speaker boehner pulled the legislation and did not return christie's phone calls. >> disaster relief was something that you didn't play games with. >> reporter: do you feel betrayed right now, governor? >> yes. if the people of new jersey feel betrayed today by those who did this in the ho
the tragedy at newtown. democratic governor andrew cuomo. >> i am proud to be part of this government, not just because new york has the first bill, but because new york has the best bill. >> reporter: the new law includes a requirement that private gun sales be registered with the state. it bans internet sales of assault weapons and limits ammunition magazines to seven rounds. but the centerpiece of the law is a requirement for mental health professionals to report to state officials any patients who they believe are a danger to themselves or others. their gun cans then be confiscated by police. dr. paul appelbaum is professor of psychiatry at columbia university medical center. >> i think there's a very realistic probability that patients will simply avoid seeking treatment, or if they come to treatment, will sit there without disclosing what's truly on their mind for fear that, if they do, the state will know about it and consequences will follow. >> reporter: under the new law people who already own assault weapons that are now banned will be allowed to keep them but will have to
, january 15th. we have a lot to talk about including governor andrew cuomo striking a deal late last night with republicans on new strict gun-control measures. how he got overwhelming bipartisan support. >>> plus, socializing wasn't the only topic at yesterday's press conference. the president also compared republicans to hostage takers regarding the upcoming debt limit fight. >>> we begin with developing news late last night. officials in new york have agreed to a sweeping set of changes to the state's gun laws. the new proposals would sail through the republican-controlled state senate by a 43-18 vote are considered the toughest gun-control measures in the nation. it includes a ban on all magazines that hold seven rounds, bans semiautomatic pistols and rifles with attachable cliff cliffs. it requires a statewide registration of all handguns and calls on mental health professionals to report dangerous patients. supporters of the plan including andrew cuomo say it protects the second amendment adding weapons will not be confiscated from those who currently own them legally. the state assem
shooting tragedy. last night, lawmakers approved andrew cuomo's aggressive plan. and assault weapons ban and storing an assault weapon will now be considered a misdemeanor. and police will have a registry for people who r have assault weapons and limits magazine capacity to seven rounds, i hope you don't have more than three intruders in your house and gun crime sentences will be increased. pistol holders and weapons holders must renew the bills every five years and protects legal gun owners from having their identities revealed. and if-- after last night's giant gun grab my next guest immediately expressed his outrage. >> tonight, we preach about saving lives. not long ago, i think a woman was in georgia, she has several young children, her husband showed her how to shoot, somebody broke into her home, came after her, she shot him, i believe, six times. tonight, we're going to pass legislation that if she had eight rounds in that chamber, instead of seven, she h'd be a criminal. we haven't saved any lives tonight except for one, the political life of a governor who wants to be president
with the nra at tomorrow's meeting? >>> minutes from now, new york's governor andrew cuomo will announce a proposed ban on assault weapons. >>> and he's now a cover boy. new jersey's governor gracing "time" magazine. >> one thing i hope everyone in america now clearly understands, new jersey, both republicans and democrats, will never stand silent when our citizens are being short changed. >>> developing now in lower manhattan, piers are reopening after dozens are injured today when a ferry boat made a hard landing during the rush hour commute. >>> and back in the swing of things at the state department, but look how hillary clinton responds when asked if she's looking forward to retirement. >> i don't know if that's the word i would use, but certainly stepping off the very fast track for a little while. >> and what's missing from this picture? we'll discuss. good day, i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. from joe biden at the white house to chris christie in new jersey, andrew cuomo in albany, there's new energy for a comprehensive approach to gun violence control. chris cillizza, an
or sell assault weapons. and here in new york, governor andrew cuomo today signed what many consider the toughest gun control legislation in the country. >> enough people have lost their lives. let's act and let's take corrective measures. >> reporter: the law expands an existing assault weapons ban, limits gun magazine capacity to seven rounds, and requires mental health professionals to report patients they consider a threat. late today, the nra said, quote, these gun control schemes have failed in the past and will have no impact on public safety and crime. new york becomes the first state to tighten its gun laws since the newtown, connecticut, shooting. despite the tough new law in new york, advocates on both sides of the gun debate don't see a clear trend in either direction, because at the same time, other states, especially out west, are considering easing gun restrictions. >> i welcome different states trying to address their particular problem. certainly, montana faces different issues than new york does. i don't think there's a one-size-fits-all solution for the entire coun
buying weapons. >> we must stop the madness. >> that was andrew cuomo. they are facing tough opposition from lawmakers. they say mr. obama is looking at 19 steps he could take using only executive orders. dan? >> thank you. marin county's gun buy back program has taken hundreds of guns out of north bay homes. authorities offered up to $200 in cash. the program was so popular it ran out of money in just an hour. that's $43,000. officers collected827 guns which included a sawed off shotgun. facebook is even more personal with a launch today of a search engine that is taylor made for you. graft search works off a database from people voluntarily sharing their likes and dislikes. it is different from sites because it allows you to instantly survey the places and things they like. the new feature might lure back the 1.4 million people nationwide who closed their facebook accounts in early december alone. the social network is still 166 million people strong in the united states. >> the -- >>> the internationally renouned maverick surf competition could take place this weekend. it could produ
weapons. >> we must stop the madness. >> that was andrew cuomo. they are facing tough opposition from lawmakers. they say mr. obama is looking at 19 steps he could take using only executive orders. dan? >> thank you. marin county's gun buy back program has taken hundreds of guns out of north bay homes. authorities offered up to $200 in cash. the program was so popular it ran out of money in just an hour. that's $43,000. officers collected827 guns which included a sawed off shotgun. facebook is even more personal with a launch today of a search engine that is taylor made for you. graft search works off a database from people voluntarily sharing their likes and dislikes. it is different from sites because it allows you to instantly survey the places and things they like. the new feature might lure back the 1.4 million people nationwide who closed their facebook accounts in early december alone. the social network is still 166 million people strong in the united states. >> the -- >>> the internationally renouned maverick surf competition could take place this weekend. it could produce wa
ill patients from buying weapons. >> we must stop the madness. >> that was andrew cuomo. they are facing tough opposition from lawmakers. they say mr. obama is looking at 19 steps he could take using only executive orders. dan? >> thank you. marin county's gun buy back program has taken hundreds of guns out of north bay homes. authorities offered up to $200 in cash. the program was so popular it ran out of money in just an hour. that's $43,000. officers collected827 guns which included a sawed off shotgun. facebook is even more personal with a launch today of a search engine that is taylor made for you. graft search works off a database from people voluntarily sharing their likes and dislikes. it is different from sites because it allows you to instantly survey the places andke. the new feature might lure back the 1.4 million people nationwide who closed their facebook accounts in early december alone. the social network is still 166 million people strong in the united states. >> the -- >>> the internationally renouned maverick surf competition could take place this week
governor andrew cuomo signed into law a sweeping package of gun control reforms after it was overwhelming passed by the state assembly. >> i'm proud to be a new yorker because new york is doing something. because we are fighting back. >> the new law expands the band on assault weapons and allows from seven rounds to ten. it also increases actions to limit firearms on the mentally ill and imposes stiffer penalties on those who use guns while committing a crime. >>> president obama will offer new sweeping gun laws of his own. any proposal to ban assault weapons is likely to face some stiff opposition in congress. tracie potts has details from washington. what are some of the measures we're expecting? >> reporter: in a few hours the president is expected to push congress to pass an assault weapons ban not clear on capitol hill if that can pass. a ban on high capacity magazine clips. but on his own the president is also expected to pitch universal background checks that would close loopholes for people who buy weapons at gun shows or online and don't have to go through those background checks
, in new york, governor andrew cuomo proposed a stricter assault weapons ban during his state of the state address. >> no one hunts with an assault rifle! no one needs ten bullets to kill a deer and too many innocent people have died already. >>> younger does not mean healthier. according to a new health study, americans under 50 live shorter and unhealthier lives than people of other developed countries. researchers have found that health in the u.s. lags behind 16 other nations including those in europe, australia and japan and canada. americans die younger from obesity, drugs, stds or other diseases and are more likely to be murdered or killed in a car crash. even wealthy americans with health insurance fell short. however, the u.s. fares better with cancer death rates and cholesterol control. >>> prosecutors presented disturbing images of james holmes just before the shooting that killed 12 and wounded 58. leanne gregg reports from century ten y'all. >> reporter: a last-minute surprise. james holmes' defense team bowed out from presenting evidence or calling witnesses who could speak t
outside, while lawmakers debated on assault weapons bans inside. and in new york, governor andrew cuomo proposed a stricter assault weapons ban during his state of the state address. >> no one hunts with an assault rifle! no one needs ten bullets to kill a deer! and too many innocent people have died already! >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie featured on the cover of "time" this week told matt lauer this morning, a broader approach is needed. >> why do we have such a stigma about mental illness treatment, why aren't we dealing with substance abuse treatment. >> reporter: the president will meet with a number of gun rights advocates, including a representative from the national rifle association. brian. >> kristen welker from the white house. on this white house effort in the post newtown era and now to one of the tragedies that prompted this entire debate over gun control to begin with. preliminary hearing for james holmes went on today. he's accused of murdering 12 people, injuring 58 others in a shooting rampage in that aurora, colorado movie theater. tonight there has b
parte el alguacil ha comprometido a capacitar a más uniformados. >>> el gobernador de nueva york, andrew cuomo propuso cerrar los vacíos que hay en las leyes de posesión de rifles de largo alcance y cargadores de más de 10 balas. >>> Él no quiere que este estado seconsigan armas fáciles. >>> mientras tanto una comisión de análisis encabezada por el vicepresidente joe biden han comenzado a hablar de una decisión ejecutiva. >>> un niño de texas que fue secuestrado cuando era un bebé, será removido de su hogar de crianza para ser entregado a la pareja y después irá con sus padres biológicos. >>> no era un caso de cps, era algo que los papás de miguel pidieron ayuda con los padrinos y los padrinos han criado a los niños todos estos años. >>> los hermanos de miguel vivieron con sus padrinos, el menor fue secuestrado por su niñera hace 8 años. >>> hace unos días mostramos las imágenes de uno hombre que fue atado por tripulantes y pasajeros del vuelo, lourdes del río con la información. >>> atado de pies y manos el pasajero dormía como animal acorralado, son las nuevas i
, andrew cuomo declaró estado de emergencia sanitaria. >>> por lo menos el 62% de las personas que se han vacunado no tienen síntomas de la enfermedad. >>> es muy importante que todos los pacientes vayan con su médico a vacunarse. >>> al señora quiñones dice que tiene la vacuna con la influenza y nota la diferencia con el año pasado. >>> bastante diferencia, porque el año pasado pasé casi 3 meses y medio con el flu fuertísimo, me dolía demasiado el pecho y ahora nada. >>> por eso ella recomienda la vacuna, también hay otras medidas que usted tiene que tomar, por ejemplo cubrirse con el antebrazo, también usar desinfectante y lavarse las manos. >>> los más propensos son niños y ancianos. >>> las bajas temperaturas en california afectan dramáticamente las cosechas y por lo tanto los bolsillos de los agricultores, el pronóstico indica la posibilidad de frío por el fin de semana. >>> las bajas temperaturas en el sur de california no solo son molestia para algunas personas, sino que también pueden causar problemas para los que sufren del corazón para los cardiólogos es indic
levels. nearly every state, 47 in all, say the flu is widespread. today in new york governor andrew cuomo declared a public health emergency. bob orr has more. [coughing] >> the order from governor cuomo means new york pharmacists now have authority to give flu shots to children between 6 months and 18 years of age. across new york, the number of flu cases is exploding. 19,000 have been reported so far. nearly 5 times as many as last year. at this immediate care collin nick rochester, janet williams sees a steady flow of patients. >> we're setting records here at urgent care center in terms of the number of patients we're seeing per day. >> it's not just new york. the 15 states in red are reporting especially high levels of flu. they include utah texas, minnesota, and virginia. only five states shown here in green, are reporting minimal flu levels. and according to the centers for disease control the 2013 epidemic is taking a deadly toll across the country, claiming the lives of at least 20 children. in south carolina, over the counter cold and flu medications are at a premium. pharmacist
of them are a little loopy. i mean here's one, try andrew cuomo in federal court for treason regarding the gun control in new york state and the funny thing is the white house has actually had to respond to all kinds of these things, if i can get this one to come up. let me see. okay. so this one was about we request that obama be impeached for the following reasons. i mean they actually had to respond to this thing. the short answer is no, but keep reading and here is actually the one on the death star and they responded to that one and they said you know what? this is going to cost 850 -- can you see the number here, derek? 850sextillion-dollars or something like that. >> which would put a little hole in the deficit. >> the administration does not support blowing up planets. why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a death star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one- man star ship, doesn't make sense. so again going up to 100,000, but with the rate people are signing up for this thing, they could get to 100,000 pretty easy. >> i think the whole idea is they di
it is to enforce. new york governrnor andrew cuomo citing the toughehest laws in the nation. ththe shooters at virginia tech, colorado both rerececeived the the health coueling. mental health professionals who believa patient has been a credible teat to e a gun illegally, they have toeport that information to a ment health director. ththat person will need to go to the crcriminal justice establblishment, who could then go after the fire arm. critics say this nullifies t the doct-patient relationship. we have a board certified psychiatrist here. what do you think of the law? there is nothing new here. in just wh every state if a patient kills -- tells you they want to kill someone or themselves, youot only have the right to mourn the person or te the authoririties or commit the person as i've done in some states, l likeik m massachusetts you have an affirmative obligation. this is another executive order that is being into motion, quite nicece b doesn't change anything. those on the right to worry about a new normal of f doctor- patient relationships, it is not. is the way it has always been
low in places. but vaccine is still available . new york state andrew cuomo declaring a state wide public health emergency and urging everyone to get the vaccine. since the twine flu epidemic vaccination rates increased in the u.s. . half . americans have still yet to get the vaccine in yearr. >> it is a difficult situation. thank you very much. turning now to a big story making headlines. vice-president joe biden is expected to report his recommendation on gun violence to the president on tuesday. peter doocy has more. >> that's right, the obama task force led by joe biden is working on recommendations that president obama can turn in specific policy proposals with the goal of reducing gun violence. they are talking to victims and folks from hollywood and specific hints that the ce-president gave us about the group's discussion sounds like something out of the latest james bond movie, sky fall. >> we'll be meeting with technology experts, because to over state the case, a lot can change, for example if every gun purchased can only be fired by the person who purchased it. we litera
by governor andrew cuomo. >> the people in this state are crying out. >> i hope what governor cuomo did becomes a national motto. >> i'm not letting anybody else take my guns. >> why would you ever want to take away this man's guns. >> there is myth around gun control in this country. >> if anything real gets done about guns, it will be because of victims' groups. >> is president obama prepared to go it alone if congress won't crack down on guns? >> the national rifle association has opened a new line of attack against president obama today. this time using his daughters. >> are the presidents' kids more important than yours? then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are protected by armed guards at their schools. mr. obama demands the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes, but he is just another elitest hypocrite when it comes to protection for their kids. >> the nra suffered a big loss in new york today with governor andrew cuomo signing into law the toughest gun control legislation in the country, strengthening the state's existing assault wea
andrew cuomo declaring health emergency that gives him executive power to alarm pharmacists for the next 30 days to give the flu shot to patients who are between the ages of six months and 18 years old. under current state law pharmacists could only administer the vaccine to 18 years and older. those at risk having serious complications from the flu. new york's leaders urging everyone to get a flu shot immediately as the number of flu cases keeps climbing. >> we are setting records in our urgent care center in the number of patients. seeing a lot of people coming with shortness of breath and wheezing. >> i want you to take a look at this map here. you will see the cdc is reporting the bug is wide spreads spread in 47 states. everywhere except california, mississippi and hawaii. tonight concerns about the shortages of vac seep and tamiflu treatment especially for children. one doctor says he is urging patients in their 30's to try to recover without tamiflu. i tell my patients in the 30 year old range tested positive. you are young, you are lelty, you are going to do fine with this. you s
at what andrew cuomo did today. in his speech he's calling for a whole host of reforms including a real fundamental reforms when it comes to gun registries. i think the question is how much political pressure can a popular movement be brought to bear on the legislative process. that is the question. and it's not just -- the media has a major role. this network in particular, this show has shown a large amount. we also have to see organizations like for example families usa, the biggest health care lobbying organization -- progressive health care lobbying organization in the country. this is one of the biggest public health issues we have. where are groups like move on.org? the anti-war group. given the amount of carnage on the streets. we need so see these other organizations get engaged. this is no question i think when you look at the politics -- how the politics are changing on this. i cited what cuomo just did. there's no question you can break the back of the gun manufacturers lobby if you see this kind of massive coalescing of a public effort here. people also need to do things li
. >> and similarly, you've got this very tough new new york state anti-gun or gun control law that andrew cuomo pushed through and signed. is that going to be more of a solution to your problems in new york city and in urban areas, or does that still not go far enough because of the secondary markets and the fact that the guns are coming right across the border from neighboring states? >> i think it's going to be a help, but, again, as i say, 90% of our guns come from out of state. that's why we need a national approach. we need a federal plan. otherwise, we're still going to be playing with guns coming from all over. they come over the iron pipeline. 95, highway 95, coming up from southern states. these are guns that are landing on our doorstep, and they're killing new yorkers. now, last year as you showed me your graphic, we had the lowest mof mrdz we had in new york in at least 50 years, and we're proud of that, but there's still far too many of them. >> and, of course, your fellow cities, i mean, chicago has been plagued with homicides. homicides involving children, young people. this is an
'm jennifer granholm. tonight in "the war room," what do you call it when governors andrew cuomo dan malloy, chris christie, and new york mayor, michael bloomberg all come out publicly in support of an overhaul to our gun laws? pretty good start. [♪ theme music ♪] >> jennifer: it's been nearly four weeks since the sandy hook shootings, and said for the first time since then, the connecticut legislature was back in session. governor dan malloy made on emotional plea to lawmakers some of them from newtown itself a plea to take action in memory of the victims. >> and yet in the midst of one of the worst days in our history, we also saw the best of our state. teachers and a therapist that sacrificed their live pros texting students. a principal and school psychologist that ran into harm's way. our brave connecticut state troopers, newtown's local law enforcement and firemen and others that responded courageously when called upon. sorry. >> jennifer: it's okay. it's heart breaking. but it also offers some hope that connecticut will move forward on gun control legislati
. that is an -- andrew cuomo the governor doesn't want any criminal deal. isn't this contactually what was going on in kansas with dr. tiller who was assassinated. called him tiller the baby killer. one of the few late term abortions in the country and for $5,000 you could go there and any reason at all he would terminate this the third trimester. in fact, the kansas authorities took the license medical license away from the doctor who was giving the reasons to abort saying there were no reasons. she lost her license. >> his facilities have been closed since 2009 when he was killed and now they are planning to reopen that facility. >> bill: only four late term abortions according to npr who did a story on this operating in the country right now. andrew cuomo practicing catholic by the way. governor of new york, wants to expand this pretty much allow abortions in the third trimester for any health reason at all. >> and broughtenning the medical officials based on reason that you said. becoming very difficult to find -- >> in new york state can't be held accountable no matter what happens. >> neit
heard from mike penns, rick perry as well. if you didn't think andrew cuomo was eyeing a 2016 bid after his speech yesterday, you probably do now. cuomoing who spent his first would years ovrs governing as a fiscal conservative, made a clear, clear move to the left. >> let them look at new york and say this is what you can do and this is what you should do! this is new york, the progressive capital! you show them how we lead! >> this is new york. progressive capital. is that mario or andrew? cuomo propose ad specific new gun policy that would enact what he called the toughest assault weapon ban in the nation, period. >> no one hunts with an assault rifle! no one needs ten bullets to kill a deer! and too many innocent people have died already! and t end the madness now. >> environmental groups applauded this line from cuomo on climate change. >> climate change is real. it is denial to say that this is each of these situations is a once in a lifetime. there have been -- there is a 100-year flood every two years now. the time to act is now. >> big line. cuomo marking the territory there on
beginning. that's it for me. "cnn newsroom" continues now with brooke baldwin. >>> as i speak, andrew cuomo is introducing what is being called one of the toughest gun control laws in the entire country but will it work? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> when celebrities want to confess, they usually go to oprah. so will lance armstrong, is this the plan? >>> plus, the political future of hugo chavez on the brink. >>> and in one county, police don't have enough ammunition because of a run on bullets. one distributor says, he has never seen it so bad. >>> good to see you here. i'm brooke baldwin. beating the president to the punch, new york's governor is getting ready to propose sweeping gun control laws. here he is, andrew cuomo, governor of new york, waiting for him, i should say, that wasn't him there, using the state of the state address to push for, supporters say, some of the toughest gun restrictions in the whole country. so here's just some of what we're anticipating the governor to announce. this is according to reporting this morning from the wall street journal. he is expec
. there is a run on the vaccine at some pharmacies and urging care centers since governor andrew cuomo declared a public health emergency. elizabeth cohen joins us now. what do health officials mean when they use the word epidemic? >> it gets very technical. i'll boil it down here. basically, people are getting sick and dying from the flu in certain numbers. when those numbers get high enough, we call it an epidemic. i personally don't really care that much about that word. i'll tell you why. the flu season nearly always reaches epidemic levels. even if it's just like a moderate plain old, you know, normal season. so i think we shouldn't get focused too much on that word. we instead should focus on what we're seeing here which is what can you do to avoid getting the flu which is getting a flu shot and doing things like washing your hands and staying away from people who look sick. john? >> it doesn't feel like just a normal flu season here. i have to tell you. a lot of people sick here in the office. a lot of people sick where i live. governor cuomo declared a public health emergency. so since
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